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Do smokers respond to health shocks?
(Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-11-01)
This paper reports the first effort to use data to evaluate how new information, acquired through exogenous health shocks, affects people's longevity expectations. We find that smokers react differently to health shocks ...
Modeling economy-wide vs sectoral climate policies using combined aggregate-sectoral models
(Energy Journal, 2006-07-25)
Economic analyses of climate change policies frequently focus on reductions of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions via market-based, economy-wide policies. The current course of environment and energy policy debate in ...
Partial identification and testable restrictions in multi-unit auctions
(JOURNAL OF ECONOMETRICS, 2008-09)
Isotone equilibrium in games of incomplete information
An isotone pure strategy equilibrium exists in any game of incomplete information in which each player's action set is infinite sublattice of multidimensional Euclidean space, types are multidimensional and atomless, and ...
Modeling endogenous technological change for climate policy analysis
(Energy Economics, 2008-11-01)
The approach used to model technological change in a climate policy model is a critical determinant of its results in terms of the time path of CO2 prices and costs required to achieve various emission reduction goals. We ...
Longevity expectations and death: Can people predict their own demise?
(American Economic Review, 2001-09-01)
Examining conservation attitudes, perspectives, and challenges in India
(Biological Conservation, 2008-09-01)
Biodiversity conservation issues are often contentious and complex. Polarized debates on the effectiveness of protected areas and role of people inside them, charismatic species as conservation foci, and on specific policy ...
Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa
(Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa, 2005)
On the failure of monotonicity in uniform-price auctions
(Journal of Economic Theory, 2007-11-01)
Except for well-studied special cases in which bidders have single-unit demand or bidders are risk-neutral with independent private values, equilibria of uniform-price auctions with private values need not possess familiar ...
A cost-benefit analysis of water quality protection in the Catawba basin
(Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2002-01-01)
The primary objective of this study was to perform a cost-benefit analysis of maintaining the current level of water quality in the Catawba River basin. Economic benefits were estimated using a stated preference survey method ...